Broken leg for Nick Scholfield | Racing News

first_imgNick Scholfield is hoping he may yet be able to return in time for the busy Christmas schedule after breaking his leg in a freak incident at Fontwell.The multiple Grade One-winning jockey suffered the injury on Friday when he was cannoned into by a loose horse as he crossed the finishing line in fourth on Shintori in the Star Sports Owner’s Club £20K Guarantee Handicap Chase.- Advertisement – He was due to ride Champagne Court in the feature Badger Beers Silver Trophy Handicap Chase at Wincanton on Saturday – but will be out of action for several weeks at least.“I’ve fractured my tibia,” said Scholfield.“I hope I can get back as quickly as possible – if I could do it in six weeks, that would be what I’m hoping.”- Advertisement – Go Steady had unseated his jockey Bridget Andrews at the third-last, but then ran loose before careering into Scholfield.He admits his frustration at the injury, just as the new National Hunt season begins to step up a gear, but acknowledges many others are encountering far more trying times during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.“In these times, this is not so bad,” he added.- Advertisement – “It was unusual circumstances – something you don’t expect – so it’s frustrating from that aspect.“I’d crossed the line and finished the race on Shintori.“I was just pulling up, and a horse that had fallen was galloping (loose) and it has just ‘T-boned’ my horse, and my leg was stuck in the middle, and it caused me to fall off.” – Advertisement –last_img read more

Luke Shaw claims Arsenal don’t face the same scrutiny as Manchester United

first_imgAdvertisement Solskjaer’s United have won just nine Premier League games this campaign (Picture: Getty Images)He told The Mirror: ‘No disrespect to Arsenal who are a fantastic club, but they’re not exactly having the greatest of seasons and it’s hardly mentioned.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I find it quite funny that if it’s United, everyone criticises, but Arsenal don’t get a mention.’The 24-year-old also said that his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shields the team from a lot of flak, and the players should take more responsibility.He added: ‘We’re all aware how the manager has tried to take the criticism on himself this season.‘We admire him for that, but there does come a time as a player when you have to look at yourself and realise that it’s all on you.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘The manager can’t keep defending us and taking the criticism.‘We’re all here because the manager believes in us and it is disappointing there have been times this season when we’ve let down him, ourselves and the United fans.United face a tough trip to Stamford Bridge where they take on Frank Lampard’s Chelsea side on Monday night.With the news of Manchester City’s expulsion from the Champions League, the fifth-placed side in the Premier League may be granted a spot in Europe’s elite competition.MORE: N’Golo Kante delivers top four prediction ahead of Chelsea vs Manchester UnitedMORE: Juventus to include Adrien Rabiot & Aaron Ramsey in transfer deal for Manchester United star Paul PogbaMore: FootballChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Luke Shaw claims Arsenal don’t face the same scrutiny as Manchester United The left-back has faced extra competition this season from youngster Brandon Williams (Picture: Getty)Manchester United defender Luke Shaw believes rivals Arsenal don’t get the same treatment as Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side despite enduring similarly disappointing results.Shaw has struggled to nail down a starting berth for United this season, with the emergence of young full-back Brandon Williams providing real competition in defence.The Red Devils sit in ninth position in the Premier League table after an inconsistent start to the season, and the England international believes the Gunners, who are below them in the table, aren’t under the same scrutiny. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 16 Feb 2020 5:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link204Shares View 4 comments Advertisementlast_img read more

Gold Coast mansion one of the hottest properties in the country

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenDream homes that’ve sold during COVID-1901:19A SPRAWLING Gold Coast mansion is one of the hottest properties in the country and it’s not hard to see why.The five-bedroom residence at Sanctuary Cove was the most viewed residential listing in Queensland on property portal last week and was the fifth-viewed property across the country. Keen for a hit on the tennis court? Inside the luxury residence.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago Jaw-dropping from every angle.The home at 6280 Sylvan Lane racked up thousands clicks with house hunter eyeing off the “prime real estate in the heart of Sanctuary Cove”.“Truly an entertainer’s dream; this remarkable residence offers an abundance of spacious open planned living options with a wide range of entertaining options on offer,” the listing states.“The result is a practical and modern design – and a breathtaking home that really has so much to offer.” 6280 Sylvan Lane, Sanctuary Cove was the most viewed residential listing in Queensland on property portal Among its standout features is a media room, home office/library, outdoor kitchen and Teppanyaki grill, resort-resort style swimming pool and tennis court.Matt Gates of Ray White Prestige is marketing the property at “$3 million buyers”.It last changed hands in 2013 according to property records. The living areas overlook the pool and tennis court.last_img read more

Men’s tennis eager for doubles matches

first_imgThe men’s tennis team will head to La Jolla to compete in the Pacific Coast Doubles Championships beginning on Thursday.The Trojans are coming off a 5-2 loss on the road to UCLA on Tuesday.The tournament will kick off at 3 p.m. with the final scheduled to be played on Sunday. It is the 127th edition, making this tournament the second-oldest tennis event in the United States.The field of participants includes top teams in the nation, including UCLA, Stanford, Cal and Rice — all ranked in the top 30. Along with top teams, top coaches and alumni will be present. Coach Peter Smith will be partnering with former Trojan great Kaes Van’t Hof, and they will face freshman Michael Plutt and junior Oliver Welsh, the third doubles from Bryant University in Rhode Island.The Trojans currently don’t have any nationally-seeded pairs, but they have been playing constantly with the same pairs throughout the spring. The first doubles pairing will be junior captain Nick Crystal and freshman Laurens Verboven. The duo was able to upset No. 3 Mackenzie McDonald and Martin Redlicki of UCLA in their last match.“We’re enjoying playing together,” Verboven said. “We needed some time to get to know each other well, but we play a great doubles out there. In practice, we always try to play together, making the situation as realistic as possible.”Crystal shared his previous experience with the newcomer.“We played the whole spring so far,” Crystal said. “Coach has done a really good job putting us together. [Verboven is] a really good doubles player, and we matched really well together.”This tournament will allow the team to work on their doubles skills while still having the competitive stimulus.“It’s a really fun tournament. We’re going to go practice our doubles, which we can definitely work on,” Crystal said. “We can we get some much deeper practice, rest our bodies a little and get ready for the rest of the season.”Seeded fifth in the top half of the draw, Crystal and Verboven will face the third doubles from UC Irvine of seniors Jonathan Hammel and Tyler Pham.The second doubles pairing will be senior Max de Vroome and freshman Jack Jaede. The pair has currently seven wins this season. They are seeded 13th in the top half of the draw and will face junior Thomas Bennett and sophomore Jamie Malik, the second doubles at Rice University.Third doubles junior Rob Bellamy and freshmen Jake DeVine have been playing together throughout the season. They will face another unseeded pair of senior Wyatt Houghton and freshman Gunther Matta of Cal.Junior Thibault Forget and sophomore Tanner Smith are pairing up for this tournament. They will face the 10th seed in the bottom half of the draw, represented by senior Felipe Rios and junior Max Tchoutakian from Baylor. His match will feature two French players, one on each side.Sophomore David Laser teamed up with freshman Logan Smith and they will play freshman Kyle Butters and senior Toby Mitchell of Boise State University’s first doubles pairing.Following the tournament, the Trojans will take on Tulsa on the road on March 12.last_img read more